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  1. Alternator change - same problem

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    So I had a lot of fun replacing my V6 alternator over xmas hols; but I'm still measuring less than 12V across the terminals at idle. When kicked up to 3000 RPM I'm getting 13.8V. Starting to wonder if it was an earth problem in the first place, in the past year I've stripped the car...
  2. 159 3.2 q4 alternator

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello all, Has anyone changed the alternator on a 159 3.2 v6 q4 mine is discharging the battery in about 3 days. it looks like an involved job!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. V6 Front Engine Mounts & Alternator

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can anyone point me in the right direction for the front engine mount part numbers for a CF2? ePER has been giving me the old pirate message all week. Or better still somewhere to get hold of them, likely suspects of ebspares, alfa workshop etc don't seem to advertise them for a V6. I've...
  4. 147 alternator orP/S pump or air con noisey bearings?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Have a noise in the outer drive belt area. You take belt off and there is no noise. I was pressed for time but the tensioner and idler pulley seemed OK. Air-con compressor seemed OK and alternator not obviously noisey when you spin by hand. Do the power steering pumps ever do the bearings? I...
  5. brera 2.2 alternator

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I believe my alternator is dying as my battery light flashes on the dash board and my lights flicker at night. As I keep hearing my brera is a Vauxhall, does the Vectra 2.2 alternator fit, as its much cheaper. If not, where is the best place to get one for the Alfa and are they easy to fit??
  6. 2.4TDI alternator R and R.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi there guys, My alternator on my 2008 159 2.4 turbo diesel has packed up and I am faced with, maybe, an expensive($NZ1850) garage bill, or can I do it myself? I have ordered a new alternator from the UK and that's better than the locally sourced one on price, but I still need to get the old...
  7. Testing a used alternator?

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    I have a used (assumed good) alternator to fit to my 916 Spider Twin Spark. Before fitting it (which is obviously a significant amount of work) what tests can I run on the alternator to check it is healthy? All advice welcome!
  8. Battery sign after alternator change....

    Alfa MiTo
    So my car broke down at the end my 120mile drive to coventry from the battery sign came on the display and steering became first i thought its the drive cable...but it was intact then i was told its the alternator and i changed it at a garage with a cheap rtx...
  9. 1.9 JTD alternator woes

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got my 03 156 JTD yesterday for use as a track car, and as I was told it's not charging the battery. Pulling the alternator isn't a problem as I will likely be dropping the engine at some point to strip everything from the bay that's not needed for going or stopping. Just wondering if there's...
  10. Alternator output

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Anyone know the voltage output under load that a GT 1.9 JTD alternator should be putting out? Been getting an annoying low voltage beep every twenty seconds - doing my head in. Had alternator and starter and battery checked and they passed - so guessing a bad earth or loose connection...
  11. Alternator readings ??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I have a 156 2.4jtd 136hp 00 reg. When i start the car and measure the voltage at the battery it shows 13,6 volts. When i rev the engine to 2000 rpm it drops to 13,4 - 13,3 volts. Is this a sign of dying alternator?? The problem is that while I'm driving with the A/C on and turn on a...
  12. 147change alternator, best way?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys, doing the water pump belts on my new manual 147 , 2006 model. Whats the best way to get the alternator out ?
  13. Anyone use a over run alternator pulley

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    While researching alternators i read a thread on over run alternator pulley's OAP's and OAD's and how they are good for the combustion engine . Has anyone used one , can they be used on a V6 engine . Because if they are good for the engine i may aswell upgrade to one for the price and while i...
  14. How should i test alternator

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have just stripped my alternator cleaned and fitted new bearings / regulator / slip rings etc . How do i know it works as i don't want to put it back on and find out its not working still. Any advice would be great Thx
  15. 2.2 JTS Alternator belt tool?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, Im going to change the famous oil temperature sender unit in the sump on Thursday. Looking at the manual it shows some kind on tensioner tool when you refit the alternator belt. What is it? Do I need it? Or can I bodge one together? Cheers Mark
  16. GTV JTS alternator replacement

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My 2003 GTV JTS alternator has seized up, I've done this job in my 2.0 twin spark 147 and I think it is pretty much the same set up. I've read a few threads and it looks like removing the inlet plenum is the best way to get to the alternator, and I was also thinking of replacing the starter...
  17. 166 V6 alternator

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Great, finally get new key sorted first long journey and bloody alternator packs up! Thankfully car ran till I got home with battery light on. So as there are plenty of s/h ones on eBay do I need specific or will say a GT 3.2 one fit or any other V6 one? Cheers
  18. New alternator

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all sorry for stupid question im replacing my alternator , As its such a pig to get to was going for brand new one. Was wondering does the brand matter a bosch came off it and can get a borg and beck one cheap and fast close to me. Should i just look for bosch one or will this be fine? Thanks...
  19. Alternator upgrade

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi People Has any one upgraded their alternator or know where i can get it done or get one from. Just incase i need to upgrade mine for the I.C.E i have gathered for it over time Thanks
  20. Alfasud alternator wiring

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Can anyone help with the correct wiring for my alternator. It is a BOSCH with 2,2,uf/100v 0 290 800 (036) on it It has two large and 1 small spade connectors. Am I correct that the small one is live in from ignition and should have the warning light inline and the other two are both live...